Professional Members may apply to become Fellows of the Institute if they meet all the criteria below:

Have given outstanding service in at least one area of:

  • Research and development leading to creation of new knowledge;
  • Technology transfer and education;
  • Development of the food industry including promotion of its ethical standards and public image; AND

Have been a Professional Member of the Institute:

  • For at least ten years; or
  • For at least three years, and a professional member of an equivalent institution involved with food science and technology for a period of time, such that total professional membership is no less than ten years; AND

Have contributed to the profession of food science and technology through development of the affairs of the Institute or an equivalent professional body; AND

Have been proposed by a Fellow and supported by another two Fellows.